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Chemist

  • Location: Fremont, Alameda, California
  • Salary: 38-41 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Scientific
  • Start Date: 2021-12-17
  • Job Ref: 21-27716
asic Function:

This position involves the preparation and analysis of UPW samples by a variety of techniques including Ion Chromatography, Total Oxidizable Carbon (TOC), Dissolved and Total Silica, Particle Counts and Bacteria. Additionally, it involves sampling at client's facilities with some involving travel.

Specifics of this job include: perform sampling at client's facilities when neccessary, preparing samples for analysis, analyzing and interpreting data, writing reports, specifying analysis requirements, washing bottles and preparing kits. This position will work on a wide variety of both routine and non-routine analyses and activities and reports to the Laboratory Manager.
Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

• Assisting developing new analytical methods to improve the products and services provided to customers
• Capable of repairing instruments
• Perform preventative maintenance on different types of instrumentation
• Perform sampling at client's facility as assigned and complete all other additional assignments as required
• Provide technical training to other chemists, laboratory technicians, and service technicians
• Responsible for evaluation, interpretation, verification of analytical data
• Review data
• Send Routine Reports
• Purchases routine lab supplies and reagents
• Willingly serves on Safety, 5s and other committees
• Complies with the established Quality System and reports quality deficiencies
• Ensure accuracy and consistency of data
• Ensures proper data entry of analysis results
• Limited customer communication
• Maintains records for instrument calibrations and preventative maintenance
• Operate and maintain assign lab instruments
• Performs routine and limited non-routine analyses and other lab procedures as required
• Prepare required reagents and standards
• Retrieve, move and connect/disconnect cylinders for the purpose of analysis

General Requirements
• Administer safe laboratory practices, and keep all related safety trainings up to date
• Good problem solving skills, innovative and resourceful
• Proficient in computer skills such as LIMS, Pilgrim, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Work safely at all times and ensure a safety culture and a safe working environment in the laboratory

Minimum Qualifications:

• 1-3 year experience with BS in Chemistry or Similar Science
• 0-2 year experience with MS in chemistry or Similar Science